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November 15, 2018
BC Hydro

Gordie Howe bridge chief expects to have ‘dirt moving’ by spring

With the contract in place, the build team is beginning to mobilize. The bridge’s top brass is confident, but not without their concerns

No frenzy for Toronto builders as city loses bid to host Amazon HQ2

Toronto’s hopes of hosting the massive new complex were dashed this week as the retail giant opted for a pair of American locales it viewed as better options

Green infrastructure funding necessary to stop raw sewage from overflowing into Ontario waterways

While the province has the regulatory power to penalize municipalities for the overflows, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe said the government has turned a blind eye
Petro Canada


Calgary votes ‘no’ to bidding for 2026 Olympics, squashing plans to construct new venues, revitalize infrastructure

The estimated $5.1 billion price tag to host the games would have seen the revitalization of eight existing sports facilities and construction of a new mid-sized arena and fieldhouse » Read More

Construction workers among most vulnerable to opioid-related deaths in B.C.: study

Between 2011 and 2016, one fifth of those employed in the province prior to a fatal overdose worked in the construction industry, according to Statistics Canada » Watch video

CASE updates N Series backhoe loaders with new controls, hydraulic thumb

Upgrades to the series include new loader controls, PowerBoost functionality, PowerDrive transmission with Direct Drive, and a factory-installed thumb » Read More

GOMACO introduces Xtreme package for GT-3600 curb and gutter machine

The machine features three tracks and offers All-Track Steering, All-Track Positioning and smart hydraulic cylinders » Read More
The Buildings Show

World of Concrete 2019

Date: January 22-25
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: February 6-7
Location: Mississauga, ON
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